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New Jersey woman hit, killed trying to cross U.S. 192.

A New Jersey woman was killed on U.S. Highway 192 on Monday, when she walked into the path of a pickup truck, authorities said.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, Dennis Termini, 49, of Davenport, was driving a 2002 Dodge pickup truck eastbound on U.S. 192, west of Secret Lake Drive, at about 11:46 p.m.

Carolina Casado, 31, of Elizabeth, N.J., attempted to cross the highway to the north at the intersection of Secret Lake Drive, when she walked into the path of the truck, the report stated. Termini had a green traffic signal when he hit Casado, troopers said. She was taken to a hospital after she was hit by the truck, but was later pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation.